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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By BoxerPilot
Wiring directly to the battery is the easiest. ...

Wiring directly to the battery is the easiest.

However... if you think you are going to add other farkles later (and you probably will :evil) consider adding a fuse block while you have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By BoxerPilot
How much is a "little"? A "little" may be too...

How much is a "little"? A "little" may be too much as I think little to none is the correct answer.

This thread may help:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=364431

I have a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 298,900
Posted By BoxerPilot
Congrats and a ?....

Dachary and Kay,

First off, congratulations on your incredible journey.

I followed your thread from the beginning (though I caught it late) and enjoyed it thoroughly. I admire your collective...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By BoxerPilot
There is a ton of information here on this ...

There is a ton of information here on this

+1 for Global Riders write ups they were a big help.

This was the most helpful one:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=110064

I did...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,007
Posted By BoxerPilot
Well played sir. Well played. :rofl:clap

Well played sir. Well played. :rofl:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,007
Posted By BoxerPilot
And what does it weigh? :ear

And what does it weigh?

:ear
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,574
Posted By BoxerPilot
Very cool RR! CDT is on my list. Keep it...

Very cool RR! CDT is on my list. Keep it coming.......:clap

Christian
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 169,783
Posted By BoxerPilot
Poolside- OK, got it, but it degenerated at some...

Poolside- OK, got it, but it degenerated at some point there. The beginning of the thread was fascinating and as I said, I and my bike, have been direct beneficiaries of your knowledge in the past...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 169,783
Posted By BoxerPilot
PLEASE punt this......

Opened this thread for the same reason I open any other on GSpot. Sounds cool, maybe something I can do to/for/on my bike. As an FNG around these parts I have been the beneficiary of the wisdom...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,687
Posted By BoxerPilot
Well Done! Could you give a pt# for the powerlet...

Well Done! Could you give a pt# for the powerlet please?[/QUOTE]


I used this:

http://www.powerlet.com/shop-by-vehicle/1/bmw-r1150gs-abs-non/product/bmw-r1150gs-kit/162/222...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,687
Posted By BoxerPilot
tagesk- What you did is exactly what I...

tagesk-

What you did is exactly what I wanted to do- A question if I may?

How did you secure the LED bulb from behind?

I tried silicone it in place and then superglue but could not get...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,756
Posted By BoxerPilot
Leaking metal quick disconnects....

No issues while on the bike but I did have one leak on the tank side when off the bike.

If the white plastic collar inside the metal outer housing (the bottom half of your picture) is pressed...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By BoxerPilot
Used the autoswitch on my 1150GS. No issues with...

Used the autoswitch on my 1150GS. No issues with it. Put in a fuse block at the same time. Some pics in one of my first posts. Google "advrider autoswitch 1150gs". GlobalRider had a nice write up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 470,728
Posted By BoxerPilot
Sweet Ride!

Morabo- Sweet bikeand you picked the best color (also the fastest IMHO)

Have fun with it!

I went for a little ride yesterday in Currituck Co, North Carolina, USA:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By BoxerPilot
AK Bear- Rode the BRP last week. We were...

AK Bear-

Rode the BRP last week. We were on it Wednesday and Thursday.

Very few rangers/LEOs spotted- we saw one car pulled over south of Roanoke. Saw some sitting at the visitors...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By BoxerPilot
This one might help too: ...

This one might help too:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=497086

I chose the PC 8. No issues with it.

Christian
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,713
Posted By BoxerPilot
The Valdez remark was in reference to this...

The Valdez remark was in reference to this (above). I think the aux cell idea is the way to go to extend your range when you need it and maintain the stock tank which I like. OEM 1150 ADV tank is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 407,256
Posted By BoxerPilot
Read most of the posts so if I have missed this...

Read most of the posts so if I have missed this sorry....

Take the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) courses.

I have been riding over 25 years- lots of dirt as a kid, and street and a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By BoxerPilot
+1 tourances 01' 1150 GS

Same exact thing on my bike. Tire pressure is spot on too. Running the suggested pressure in the manual 32/36.

I guess "they all do that"?????
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,713
Posted By BoxerPilot
hasenwerk- have read about something very...

hasenwerk-

have read about something very similar to what you describe here on ADVRIDER- just cannot find it now (of course). The guy fabricated the tank from some (?aluminum) stock and welded...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By BoxerPilot
Had never had a tankbag until my GS. PO threw it...

Had never had a tankbag until my GS. PO threw it in as part of the deal. Have liked it so much I almost never take it off (except to fill the tank :D ). Suprised how much it holds and it is very...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By BoxerPilot
Regarding your question about getting the rear...

Regarding your question about getting the rear wheel off the ground under heavy braking- have not seen it with your bike in particular but there are videos of folks doing it on the 1200 GS. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,742
Posted By BoxerPilot
Hmmm....

Too much Straße.

Not enough Gelände.


Kind of the defeats the purpose......
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By BoxerPilot
Thanks Jim!

I got the worry beads out after reading the first few posts- I am a new VA resident with new to me GS due for annual inspection this summer.

Would not like to have to remove my PIAAs just to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By BoxerPilot
Try this...

http://www.powerletproducts.com/shop-by-vehicle/bmw/2006/bmw-r1200gs-jan-2004-aug-2006/9/229#formtop

Depending on which one you buy it comes with the wiring harness. I put one on my 1150 GS- ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By BoxerPilot
couple of thoughts-

As a former throttle cable seating offender that would have been my first guess.

Did you take the fuel lines off? You may have reversed them when you put them back on.

Does the fuel pump come...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,172
Posted By BoxerPilot
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Understand your disappointment at being stranded and having to wait longer than anticipated...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,152
Posted By BoxerPilot
Am a n00b to the forum but recently did a similar...

Am a n00b to the forum but recently did a similar project on my 1150 GS (after a lot of reading here) so here is my humble 2 cents worth and maybe I will save you some time....

Hasenwerk has the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By BoxerPilot
blackmamba- Nice work on the wiring... ...

blackmamba-

Nice work on the wiring...

AND congrats on the HP2! ! :clap

Happy riding!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By BoxerPilot
Congratulations.

I have an 1150 as well and am loving it.

Best wishes on your new purchase!


Christian
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 470,728
Posted By BoxerPilot
Too nice today to do anything else....

2001 1150 GS new to me last fall, photo taken today in Currituck Co, North Carolina, on a ride to Knots Island.

http://i830.photobucket.com/albums/zz229/BoxerPilot/P3090512.jpg


Happy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,681
Posted By BoxerPilot
There is only ONE way to prevent a motorcycle...

There is only ONE way to prevent a motorcycle accident. Do not get on the bike.

You can ride all you want, take all the right courses, read the right books, listen to the guys with more gray hair...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By BoxerPilot
based on recent posts here do not think anyone is...

based on recent posts here do not think anyone is paying close to 20K for leftover 09 GSA's. Seen several in the range Cumminsman76 pointed out. 15k for a 40k mile bike is too much.

BTW...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,992,826
Posted By BoxerPilot
Thanks for sharing your INCREDIBLE adventure. ...

Thanks for sharing your INCREDIBLE adventure. Charlie and Ewan should buy you and the boys a beer so you could tell them how they should have done it.

You guys have SET the standard.....:clap ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,321
Posted By BoxerPilot
02 1150 GS- The PO was a military guy as well- no...

02 1150 GS- The PO was a military guy as well- no problem removing his DOD sticker and the condo association stickers (several of them) from the fork tubes. Razor blade and GOO Gone. Stuff is...
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By BoxerPilot
sorry for your mishap- generally agree with...

sorry for your mishap-

generally agree with what others have posted with a few additions...

road rash is generally treated like a burn. the most important thing is to keep it clean. cleansing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By BoxerPilot
Bill, Check out Eastern Beaver- he can...

Bill,

Check out Eastern Beaver- he can custom make a wiring harness for your blue sea to your specs. I ordered a PC8 kit and wiring harness from there and got it within 1 week- high quality and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,860
Posted By BoxerPilot
just curious....

For those that say "cash in hand" only: what are you selling and have really had someone show up at your house with 5-10 k on their person?

I once purchased a Honda CR 125 for $1200 cash- no...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,064
Posted By BoxerPilot
is this the source of the RID issue?

Thanks to the OP- sweet write up, maybe n00b proof.

At the link posted in #212, they have the following info

<TABLE class=kitDifference cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=745...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-25-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By BoxerPilot
Thanks.

lhendrick- thanks I will check that out....

bombarde- thanks and noted, I thought the traffic antenna was XM based. Garmin's site say FM traffic and MSN compatible.

I decided to bring the...
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